Certification Centers

CCA certification is available at four different centers throughout the United States. You must complete 2 core modules of academic study through one or a combination of the approved training centers.  Certification dates vary from center to center. Please sign up early to ensure your enrollment. Contact information for each center is provided below.

TCN's Virtual Center

Registration for Module A 2023 is now open!


Online seminars will meet once a week for eight weeks in the spring (Core Module B) and eight weeks in the fall (Core Module A).

Core Module A: September 7, 2023 -October 26, 2023
 ( these dates subject to change.)
Topics covered:
  • Finances - Accounting
  • Legal and Tax Issues
  • Finances - Budgeting and Audits
  • Facilities and Property

Online seminars will be offered during the day, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

For details contact Dr. Marilyn Johns marilyn@thechurchnetwork.com or return to this site. 

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: There is a $25 cancellation fee if request is received before the first class begins. Once classes begin, there is no refund.

The Academy of Church Business Administration (ACBA)

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The Academy of Church Business Administration (ACBA) sponsored by
The General Council on Finance and Administration of the United Methodist
1908 Grand Ave.,
Nashville, TN 37212

Core Module A: 2023 Dates Coming Soon
Core Module B: 2023 Dates Coming Soon
Elective Day: 2023 Date Coming Soon

Dr. Robert Winstead, Director
e-mail: bob@athensfirstumc.org
Please e-mail Jodi Chadwell at jchadwell@gcfa.org with any questions.

Dallas Baptist University (in-person)

SUMMER 2023 

Dates Coming Soon

Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211

Dr. Terry D Bertrand, CCA

2016 W. Bardin Road
Arlington, TX 76017

Mobile: 817-944-0316
e-mail: terrybertrand42@gmail.com